Shark Tank

The WORST episodes of Shark Tank

Every episode of Shark Tank ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst episodes of Shark Tank!

Aspiring entrepreneurs present various business ideas to moguls known as sharks in the hope of landing an investment.

Last Updated: 8/15/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Stryx, Driftline, Springer, Chill-N-Reel
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6.95
42 votes

#1 - Stryx, Driftline, Springer, Chill-N-Reel

Season 13 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/13/2022

A line of cosmetics for men; a stylish watersport apparel brand; a travel product designed to keep pups hydrated during any excursion; a fun solution to drinking a beverage while fishing; an update on “Doughp.”

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Songlorious, MuteMe, Proper Good, Long Wharf Supply Co.
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7.08
72 votes

#2 - Songlorious, MuteMe, Proper Good, Long Wharf Supply Co.

Season 13 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/15/2021

Guest shark Peter Jones; a one-of-a-kind custom song service; a work-from-home product that increases productivity; a mail-order meal service; an apparel company focused on helping clean the world's oceans.

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CitiKitty
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7.13
30 votes

#3 - CitiKitty

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/13/2011

A woman seeks an investment for a toilet training kit for cats; the sharks fight for a piece of a million-dollar company owned by a pharmacist.

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The Original Profender
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7.13
157 votes

#4 - The Original Profender

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/9/2012

Body jewelry; movable basketball training apparatus; organic skin care; a rent-a-grandma business; Pork Barrel BBQ follow-up.

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DadWare, Tough Tie, Potty Safe, Lord von Schmitt
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7.15
92 votes

#5 - DadWare, Tough Tie, Potty Safe, Lord von Schmitt

Season 11 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/8/2020

A modern version of a fading men's fashion trend; a far-out textiles brand; a clothing design which helps to comfortably bring dads and their babies closer together; a solution to one of childhood's messiest milestones.

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Cousins Maine Lobster
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7.17
180 votes

#6 - Cousins Maine Lobster

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/19/2012

Professional football player Brandon Jacobs hopes to help a woman find success with her protein-infused energy drink; a lobster roll food truck; eco-friendly cleaning products; colorful drink insulators; follow-up on a lip balm idea.

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Brazyn Life, Novel Effect, Drain Wig, Father Figure
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7.19
308 votes

#7 - Brazyn Life, Novel Effect, Drain Wig, Father Figure

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/29/2017

A graphic designer and a patent attorney from Olympia, Washington, have a high-tech way to make children's story time more magical, but the Sharks are skeptical of their business model; a father from Brooklyn, New York, has a brand of functional paternity clothing for new dads; parents from Salem, Utah, bring in their five daughters to showcase a solution to hairy drain problems in the shower and bathtub; and a former pro football player and his business partner pitch a better version of a workout device.

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UnbuckleMe, Tanoshi, PROVEN Skincare, ABii
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7.20
82 votes

#8 - UnbuckleMe, Tanoshi, PROVEN Skincare, ABii

Season 11 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/6/2020

A gadget designed to safely and quickly get children in and out of a car; a lower-cost computer for kids; a data-driven approach to skin care; a device created to bring a robot revolution to children's education; Anne Wojcicki guest sharks.

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Tania Speaks Organic Skincare, TA3 Swim, HiccAway, Tristen Ikaika
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7.20
65 votes

#9 - Tania Speaks Organic Skincare, TA3 Swim, HiccAway, Tristen Ikaika

Season 13 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/21/2022

An easy-to-use organic skin care product line born from a personal need; confidence-boosting swimwear; a convenient tool that helps combat an annoying problem; a jewelry brand made from a unique recycled material; an update on Bunch Bikes.

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Quikflip, Coyote Vest, BatBnB, Fat Shack
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7.21
124 votes

#10 - Quikflip, Coyote Vest, BatBnB, Fat Shack

Season 10 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/12/2019

First into the Tank are entrepreneurs from Fort Collins, Colorado, who present their fast-casual restaurant focusing on late-night food done right. Entrepreneurs from Lexington, Kentucky, pitch their line of designer bat houses for an effective natural solution to pest control. A husband and wife duo from San Diego, California, introduce their stylish product that keeps your pet safe from predators. Last into the Tank is a world-renowned jiujitsu instructor from Torrance, California, who solves a problem that we never knew we had with his dual fashion design. The Sharks in this episode are Mark Cuban, Kevin O'Leary, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec and Daymond John.

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Wendy's Gnome Shop, Ornament Anchor, The Real Elf, Santa's Enchanted Mailbox
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7.21
61 votes

#11 - Wendy's Gnome Shop, Ornament Anchor, The Real Elf, Santa's Enchanted Mailbox

Season 13 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/10/2021

Holiday cheer designs; a product to keep your ornaments safe; spread joy digitally; helping children communicate with the North Pole; an update on Holibal.

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Simply Good Jars, Pinch Me Therapy Dough, Muff Waders, BusyBaby Mat
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7.22
81 votes

#12 - Simply Good Jars, Pinch Me Therapy Dough, Muff Waders, BusyBaby Mat

Season 12 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/5/2021

A chef from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, introduces his way to eat healthier meals. An entrepreneur from Lewes, Delaware, pitches her line of stress-relief tools. A pair of entrepreneurs from Holstein, Iowa, pitch their innovative apparel that keeps your drinks cool and your hands free. An entrepreneur from Rochester, Minnesota, shares her solution to keeping babies busy and entertained.

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The Coop
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7.26
129 votes

#13 - The Coop

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/4/2012

A rent-a-live Christmas tree service; gluten-free fudge; cell phone accessory; indoor/outdoor play space; singer John Rich surprises an entrepreneur.

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mcSquares, Rescue Ready, Slate, Salted
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7.27
97 votes

#14 - mcSquares, Rescue Ready, Slate, Salted

Season 11 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/13/2020

An ingenious line of office products that makes working or learning more functional and eco-friendly; a safety product for saving lives; a healthy take on a favorite childhood drink; the future of restaurants; Rohan Oza guest judges.

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LUCIDArt, SwiftPaws, BusyBox, Dirty Cookie
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7.27
52 votes

#15 - LUCIDArt, SwiftPaws, BusyBox, Dirty Cookie

Season 13 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/8/2022

A drawing tool for artists; equipment designed to keep one's dog mentally and physically fit; a productivity tool which helps professionals; a custom sweet treat design; Daymond John is updated on Tenikle.

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Week 17: Himalayan Dog Chew, Lip Bar, BevBoy, FunBites
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7.27
130 votes

#16 - Week 17: Himalayan Dog Chew, Lip Bar, BevBoy, FunBites

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/6/2015

Dog chews made from yak and cow milk are pitched to the Sharks. Other products include colorful lipsticks that are organic; and there's an update on protein-packed nut spreads invested in by Robert and Mark during Season 4.

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Pulp Pantry, Kawaii Lighting, Pricklee, Ooakshell
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7.27
55 votes

#17 - Pulp Pantry, Kawaii Lighting, Pricklee, Ooakshell

Season 13 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/2022

A line of healthy treats utilizing recycled vegetable waste; a cute professional lighting product; a delicious, hydrating beverage filled with antioxidants & made from a common desert plant; a multifunctional fashion accessory; Mark Cuban is updated o “Dino Don.”

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Truffle Shuffle, Suds2Go, Salad Sling, Larq
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7.28
68 votes

#18 - Truffle Shuffle, Suds2Go, Salad Sling, Larq

Season 12 - Episode 21 - Aired 4/16/2021

Two chefs from Oakland, California, made a major pivot when the pandemic nearly derailed their business based on a perishable, rare ingredient. A husband and wife duo from Gilbert, Arizona, pitch a portable hand-washing device. An entrepreneur from Austin, Texas, pitches an easy approach to drying greens with her space-saving design. An entrepreneur from Foster City, California, pitches his high tech, self-cleaning water bottle.

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Week 24: NeatCheeks, Melni Connectors, Beneath the Ink, PittMoss
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7.29
168 votes

#19 - Week 24: NeatCheeks, Melni Connectors, Beneath the Ink, PittMoss

Season 6 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/17/2015

A sustainable soil replacement for peat moss; a tasty and tantrum-free way to clean messy kids with sweet-flavored face wipes; a safer way to connect electrical wires; a digital text technology for eBooks. Also: an update on H2W Inc. that makes novelty eyewear, which Daymond invested in during Season 6.

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Kisstixx
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7.30
220 votes

#20 - Kisstixx

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/2/2012

Flavored mix-and-match lip balm; a revolutionary clothing item; innovative kitchen products; a heat-recycling device; a follow-up on the creator of Daisy Cakes.

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Week 18: Sseko Designs, Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, Boobypack, Lumi
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7.30
141 votes

#21 - Week 18: Sseko Designs, Gold Rush Nugget Bucket, Boobypack, Lumi

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/13/2015

A Portland, Ore., couple seek financial backing for their customized sandals, which are manufactured in Uganda; a father explains how his daughter inspired him to make a gold-mining bucket; a San Francisco woman pitches a sports bra that she claims is a “fanny pack for your rack”; and the Sharks consider investing in a do-it-yourself kit to develop photos. Also: an update on the Paint Brush Cover from Season 5.

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Week 26: Zero Pollution Motors, The Paleo Diet Foods, World Record Striper Company, Frameri
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7.30
177 votes

#22 - Week 26: Zero Pollution Motors, The Paleo Diet Foods, World Record Striper Company, Frameri

Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired 5/1/2015

Singer Pat Boone helps to pitch an eco-friendly car that runs on compressed air; a fit mother of three touts the benefits of her diet snack bars; a fisherman offers the Sharks the chance to invest in his unique lure, which helped him earn a world record; and two Cincinnati men look for help growing their eyeglasses business. Also: a follow-up on Lori's investment in Heidi Ho Organics.

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Petnostics, Frends, popSLATE, Slyde Handboards
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7.30
303 votes

#23 - Petnostics, Frends, popSLATE, Slyde Handboards

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/15/2016

A man has an innovative way to check your pet’s health with your phone, but an old-fashioned way to capture the specimen; an engaged couple hope to make a deal for their hand-held surfing boards; two men provide female consumers a stylish way to listen to music on fashionable headphones; and an entrepreneur has an idea that makes the most of the unused space on the backside of your cell phone. Also, Barbara Corcoran invites several entrepreneurs to Cabo San Lucas to discuss topics ranging from opening up an online business to dealing with the “overnight” success of being on the show.

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Pashion Footwear, Souper Cubes, Byoot Company, Sienna Sauce
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7.31
84 votes

#24 - Pashion Footwear, Souper Cubes, Byoot Company, Sienna Sauce

Season 12 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/19/2021

An entrepreneur from San Luis Obispo, California, pitches high heels that are sexy and comfortable. A husband and wife from Los Angeles pitches a solution for a common food storage issue. Entrepreneurs from Le Claire, Iowa, present their solution to a common frustration with women's bathing suits. A kidpreneur and her mom from Houston, Texas, persevere through hardship to launch a successful sauce company.

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The Shemie
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7.31
177 votes

#25 - The Shemie

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/26/2012

A modern-day slip business; a scrubbing tool; dog-friendly frozen yogurt; an electric unicycle; an update on the "Lollacup."

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